Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Norman Foster’s new Madrid opus is so transparent you can barely see it

BRITISH ‘starchitect’ Norman Foster is making his mark in the heart of Madrid with a see-through glass box called Axis. The cube-shaped steel and glass...

Spain threatens UK with legal action over Gibraltar housing plan in latest sovereignty row

If London fails to respond again, then Madrid will be ‘launching whatever legal action it deems most appropriate to defend its position’

10 incredible locations Game of Thrones SHOULD have filmed in Spain

We’ve put together a list of places we feel would have added to the stark alien beauty of Westeros and Essos

FOR CHRIST’S SAKE: Completion of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia in trouble AGAIN as 3,000 residents fear their homes will become...

A RESIDENT’S association has begun legal action to stop the completion of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia. Construction of the...

Spain’s Mallorca house prices stagnate in 2019 as prices in neighbouring Ibiza surge

While the cost per square metre in Palma in 2019 sits at €2,682, in Ibiza Town it is now €3,709, making it the most expensive city to buy a house in Spain.

Amanda Butler’s Christmas has come early, with the election of Boris Johnson helping Mallorca’s property market get moving again

I guess Boris really was the best outcome with at least one decision being firm

Petition against new 680-home luxury golf complex near Spain’s Costa del Sol gains momentum during COVID-19 confinement

"It will destroy one of the most important things that Nerja has as a tourist asset, its landscape"

Malaga province sees biggest rent hikes in WHOLE of Spain – with inland areas and Benahavis leading the surge

Malaga is now the sixth most expensive province to rent a property in the country, following Madrid, Ceuta, Barcelona, Melilla and the Balearic Islands

Ocean Village development will feature first ‘green wall’ in Gibraltar

Development will feature ‘green technology’ never seen before in Gibraltar

New reality TV show recruiting homeowners across the Costa del Sol

Every episode tells a different story with different people, also featuring their estate agents who are helping them buy or rent a property.

Things are looking good for one of Estepona’s youngest agents

What changes have you seen in the past two years? We came to Estepona because we had heard that it was one of the nicest...

WATCH: British expats lucky to be alive after home in southern Spain collapses

Fire service sniffer dogs were sent in to the building to confirm nobody else was trapped

ON FIRE: British buyers lead the way as foreign market in Spain zooms up

AN avalanche of foreign buyers is setting Spain’s property market on fire! A total of 53,359 homes were acquired by foreigners in the first half...

M1 Legal is stacking up the victories against Spain’s Timeshare giants

Cala Pi – Maintenance Fees Victory M1 Legal’s clients had two contracts, Cala Pi Maintenance S.L. and Noarre S.L.  The case was initiated by their...

Fast track solution brings fresh hope to 300,000 illegal home owners in southern Spain

AROUND 300,000 owners of illegal homes in Andalucia need no longer fear the Junta’s bulldozers thanks to plans to speed up the legalisation process. While...

Who wouldn’t want to buy in Sotogrande when it’s half the price of Marbella?

FEW people know Sotogrande better. Consuelo Silva has been helping people find the right properties in Sotogrande for 20 years. And she still thinks it is...

Surprise TV appearance for The Olive Press as Costa Blanca South edition launches

WE’VE only just launched on the Costa Blanca south - and we’re already about to get famous. Just days...

FIVE reasons why Moraira is the Costa Blanca’s priciest place to own a home

THE municipality of Moraira has once again been named as the jewel in the crown of the Costa Blanca property market.

“A long time before life returns to normal” – Maura Hillen on COVID-19 and stepping down as President of...

FOR more than a decade she has been at the helm of Andalucia’s leading non-profit illegal homes campaign group, helping thousands of...

Helpful Tips for Selling Your Spanish Property

For British, Irish and other foreign homeowners in Spain, there may come a time when you consider selling. The villa or apartment you have...

Caixa Bank in Spain ordered to pay €330,000 PLUS interest to victims of failed off-plan property investment on Costa...

CAIXA Bank has been ordered to refund dozens of buyers €330,000 each for an off-plan development that was never completed on the Costa del...

Branson embraces Balearic life while Necker Island is rebuilt

WITH his usual residence on the British Virgin Islands uninhabitable, Richard Branson has revealed how his estate in Son Bunyola has become a more...

Malaga to get new marina for mega yachts of the super rich

MALAGA is getting a huge new marina for mega yachts of the super rich. Bidding has been opened for the space at the Marques...

OVERHAUL: Law changes give communities in Spain power to ban new tourist blocks from their area

BAN: Neighbours will have the power to control tourism in their local community under new government rules THE...

Two face jail over Spanish golf resort that became a €54 million swindle

TWO MEN allegedly involved in defrauding hundreds of overseas buyers and investors are facing up to seven years behind bars.

The latest mega-development for Gibraltar has all the signs of being a big hit with investors

Victoria Keys, which will be built at Coaling Island inside the historic harbour, is set to raise the profile of Rock to rival the...
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